A good part of design is about small details, especially when we’re talking about user interface elements. They can make or break a design, or be the difference between a good design and a great design. Little Big Details devoted to showcasing the small UI details that designers take great care over.
I love the word “falacy”, it’s a great word! The article summarises itself well in its opening: “Put simply, the scaling fallacy is the phenomena where people wrongly assume that something that works at one size will also work at another size.” This is a very interesting article, looking at scaling in relation to Web Design and it’s particularly relevant in the present context when designing for mobile devices is prevalent.
Well… it is in the web design news this week! The Apple website had a bit of a subtle makeover and they are making some nice use of CSS3 animations in their navigation. There’s probably a few more interesting features that will be discovered in the next few days.
I totally fell in love with this site! It’s subtly beautiful, delightfully crafted site and it chronicles examples of beautiful type in use. Swoon! Check it out, you’ll see exactly what I mean. It’s perfect for little snippets of typographically inspiration, or just general inspiration! And did I mention it’s done in HTML5/CSS3? That’s what we like around here!